JBJ Legal represents entrepreneurs and emerging companies, closely held private companies, family-owned businesses, and growth stage ventures. We work in wide range of industries, from food, beverage and hospitality, manufacturing, retail, professional services, technology, healthcare, and government.



JBJ Legal assists start ups and small businesses with the following services: 

  • Entity selection and formation, including Limited Liability Companies, Corporations, Limited Partnerships, and Professional Corporations


  • Guidance on the preparation of corporate governance documents and agreements between founders, partners, and investors, including:

    • Operating Agreements

    • Shareholder Agreements

    • Bylaws

    • Certificates of Incorporation/Organization

    • Voting Rights Agreements

    • Partnership Agreement​

    • Assistance and guidance on funding, raising capital, and relationships with investors, including,

      • Preparation of a Private Placement Memorandum (including the Subscription Agreement and all necessary disclosure documentation) for companies raising capital through any of the following offerings:

        • ​​​​Convertible debt

        • Priced round equity

        • SAFEs​​​​​​​

  • State and Federal compliance with the offering and/or sale of private securities pursuant to available Regulation D private offering exemptions, intrastate offerings, or other types of exempt securities offerings or transactions.

  • Lending matters involving conventional, mezzanine or private lenders. JBJ Legal can provide guidance on all the related agreements, including Promissory Notes, Security Instruments such as UCC Financing Statements or Mortgages, Personal Guarantees or Subordination Agreements. ​